By Sen. Roger Wicker It is not surprising that the Obama administration chose to announce its latest environmental regulation on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday. With Americans traveling and families busy preparing meals for loved ones, there was a good chance that the costly and unnecessary proposal could slip by unnoticed. This particular regulation, […]
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Few Mississippi businesses carry more weight in discussion of highways and bridges than the industries using big truck to haul millions of pounds of raw goods and finished products on our state’s roads virtually every day. Some industries like the furniture manufacturers in Northeast Mississippi and the poultry processors and in southeast Mississippi own, lease […]
In a long, long list of zings and stabs at somebody’s character, that one phrase will never get old in trying to insinuate somebody’s stupidity – “He couldn’t walk and chew gum at the same time.” As timeless as that saying goes, the same concept of multitasking now seems a little harder than trying to […]
Even when the years seem like just a few, it’s been thousands of gray hairs, diaper changes and overtime hours put in since we’d all felt that alive. That’s exactly what was running through my head about midway through a Sunday night setlist of a favorite band I hadn’t seen in five years and for […]
By Dr. Jeff Wilson, Mississippi State Extension horticulture specialist Thanksgiving is near and the holiday season is upon us. You may have noticed this by the tightening of your waistline. As we say in our home, there is no such thing as too much dessert. Anyway, now it is time to begin with our indoor […]
By Mary Kitchens/Director of Mississippi’s Toughest Kids There are just some times when the best thing to do is laugh even though the circumstances don’t seem to call for laughing. Since May of this year, I have had two cataract surgeries, eye infections, a “puckered” left eye retina corrected, a hole in my left eye […]
By Ruth Howell “Dumb and Dumber To” Rated: PG-13 Synposis by movies.com: Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels reprise their roles as lovable imbeciles Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne in this sequel to Dumb and Dumber from original directing duo Bobby and Peter Farrelly. The movie revisits the titular duo of dumb Harry (Daniels) and dumber […]
Just guessing, I’d say it’s been 18 years since I stepped foot inside the halls of my alma mater, Oak Hill Academy. I drive by the place at least twice a year, occasionally hear how one of the teams is doing and could probably name two teachers still there I know. Regardless of how much […]
Cancer – it is mean, it is vicious, it is not prejudice. It does not care how old you are, how intelligent you are or about your socioeconomic status. Cancer does not care if you are healthy or not. It does not care if you exercise or if you just sit around all the time. […]
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